G M Egeland

Summary

Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Living with diabetes on Baffin Island: Inuit storytellers share their experiences
    Susan M Bird
    Department of Agriculture and Environmental Science, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and the Environment, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC
    Can J Public Health 99:17-21. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Traditional food and monetary access to market-food: correlates of food insecurity among Inuit preschoolers
    Grace M Egeland
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC H9X 3V9, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:373-83. 2011
  3. pmc Dietary correlates of an at-risk BMI among Inuit adults in the Canadian high arctic: cross-sectional international polar year Inuit health survey, 2007-2008
    Natalia Zienczuk
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment CINE and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Rd, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec H9X 3 V9, Canada
    Nutr J 11:73. 2012
  4. pmc Low serum magnesium concentrations are associated with a high prevalence of premature ventricular complexes in obese adults with type 2 diabetes
    Liana C Del Gobbo
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, H9X 3V9, Canada
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:23. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Hair methylmercury levels of mummies of the Aleutian Islands, Alaska
    G M Egeland
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC, Canada
    Environ Res 109:281-6. 2009
  6. pmc Food insecurity among Inuit preschoolers: Nunavut Inuit Child Health Survey, 2007-2008
    Grace M Egeland
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, St Anne de Bellevue, Quebec
    CMAJ 182:243-8. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Cultural, socioeconomic, and health indicators among Inuit preschoolers: Nunavut Inuit Child Health Survey, 2007-2008
    Grace M Egeland
    Cine, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 10:1365. 2010
  8. pmc Hypertriglyceridemic-waist phenotype and glucose intolerance among Canadian Inuit: the International Polar Year Inuit Health Survey for Adults 2007-2008
    Grace M Egeland
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec
    CMAJ 183:E553-8. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of affirmative responses to questions of food insecurity: International Polar Year Inuit Health Survey, 2007-2008
    Renata Rosol
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment CINE, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, H9X 3V9, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:488-97. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Highly unsaturated n-3 fatty acids status of Canadian Inuit: International Polar Year Inuit Health Survey, 2007-2008
    Yuan E Zhou
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and the Centre for Indigenous People s Nutrition and Environment, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:498-510. 2011

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Publications32

  1. ncbi request reprint Living with diabetes on Baffin Island: Inuit storytellers share their experiences
    Susan M Bird
    Department of Agriculture and Environmental Science, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and the Environment, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC
    Can J Public Health 99:17-21. 2008
    ..The experiences and perceptions of Inuit themselves are often overlooked in research. In this study, Inuit living in a small rural Arctic community on Baffin Island were invited to share their experiences of living with diabetes...
  2. ncbi request reprint Traditional food and monetary access to market-food: correlates of food insecurity among Inuit preschoolers
    Grace M Egeland
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC H9X 3V9, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:373-83. 2011
    ..To evaluate correlates of food insecurity among Inuit preschoolers. Study design. Cross-sectional health survey...
  3. pmc Dietary correlates of an at-risk BMI among Inuit adults in the Canadian high arctic: cross-sectional international polar year Inuit health survey, 2007-2008
    Natalia Zienczuk
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment CINE and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Rd, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec H9X 3 V9, Canada
    Nutr J 11:73. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Low serum magnesium concentrations are associated with a high prevalence of premature ventricular complexes in obese adults with type 2 diabetes
    Liana C Del Gobbo
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, H9X 3V9, Canada
    Cardiovasc Diabetol 11:23. 2012
    ..We thus hypothesized that serum magnesium (sMg) concentrations are inversely associated with the prevalence of PVC in adults at high cardiovascular risk...
  5. doi request reprint Hair methylmercury levels of mummies of the Aleutian Islands, Alaska
    G M Egeland
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC, Canada
    Environ Res 109:281-6. 2009
    ..The findings are, therefore, compatible with increased anthropogenic release of trace metals during the past several centuries...
  6. pmc Food insecurity among Inuit preschoolers: Nunavut Inuit Child Health Survey, 2007-2008
    Grace M Egeland
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, St Anne de Bellevue, Quebec
    CMAJ 182:243-8. 2010
    ..We investigated the prevalence of inadequate food security, or food insecurity, among Inuit households with preschool children...
  7. ncbi request reprint Cultural, socioeconomic, and health indicators among Inuit preschoolers: Nunavut Inuit Child Health Survey, 2007-2008
    Grace M Egeland
    Cine, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 10:1365. 2010
    ..Health surveillance of young children, who represent society's most vulnerable, can provide meaningful data regarding achieving an optimal healthy start in life...
  8. pmc Hypertriglyceridemic-waist phenotype and glucose intolerance among Canadian Inuit: the International Polar Year Inuit Health Survey for Adults 2007-2008
    Grace M Egeland
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec
    CMAJ 183:E553-8. 2011
    ..We conducted a population-based screening for diabetes among Inuit in the Canadian Arctic and evaluated the association of visceral adiposity with diabetes...
  9. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of affirmative responses to questions of food insecurity: International Polar Year Inuit Health Survey, 2007-2008
    Renata Rosol
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment CINE, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, H9X 3V9, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:488-97. 2011
    ..Assess the prevalence of food insecurity by region among Inuit households in the Canadian Arctic...
  10. ncbi request reprint Highly unsaturated n-3 fatty acids status of Canadian Inuit: International Polar Year Inuit Health Survey, 2007-2008
    Yuan E Zhou
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and the Centre for Indigenous People s Nutrition and Environment, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC, H9X 3V9, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:498-510. 2011
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Inuit housing and homelessness: results from the International Polar Year Inuit Health Survey 2007-2008
    Katherine Minich
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC H9X 3V9, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 70:520-31. 2011
    ..Evaluate housing characteristics across Inuit regions in Canada that participated in the 2007-2008 International Polar Year (IPY) Inuit Health Survey...
  12. ncbi request reprint Concurrent validity of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire (IPAQ) in an liyiyiu Aschii (Cree) community
    Grace M Egeland
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC
    Can J Public Health 99:307-10. 2008
    ..Given the current trends in obesity, health behaviour surveillance tools are needed to evaluate trends and to determine the effectiveness of health promotion efforts aimed at curbing the obesity epidemic...
  13. ncbi request reprint Age differences in vitamin A intake among Canadian Inuit
    Grace M Egeland
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC
    Can J Public Health 95:465-9. 2004
    ..However, the dietary transition away from traditional food raises concerns regarding dietary adequacy. Vitamin A is an essential nutrient with inadequate and excessive exposures having adverse effects...
  14. ncbi request reprint Arctic indigenous peoples experience the nutrition transition with changing dietary patterns and obesity
    H V Kuhnlein
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Canada
    J Nutr 134:1447-53. 2004
    ..Overall obesity (BMI > or = 30 kg/m(2)) of Arctic adults exceeded all-Canadian rates. Measures to improve nutrient-dense market food (MF) availability and use are called for, as are ways to maintain or increase TF use...
  15. ncbi request reprint Dietary nutrients and anthropometry of Dene/Métis and Yukon children
    Tomoko Nakano
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment CINE, and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 64:147-56. 2005
    ..However, many nutrients were adequate, in some cases probably due to continued traditional food use...
  16. ncbi request reprint Traditional food consumption and nutritional status of Dalit mothers in rural Andhra Pradesh, South India
    M A Schmid
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada
    Eur J Clin Nutr 60:1277-83. 2006
    ..To describe prevalence of malnutrition and their correlates of nutrient and traditional food consumption in rural Dalit mothers...
  17. doi request reprint Following in mother's footsteps? Mother-daughter risks for insulin resistance and cardiovascular disease 15 years after gestational diabetes
    G M Egeland
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Canada
    Diabet Med 27:257-65. 2010
    ..To determine effects on mothers and daughters of gestational diabetes mellitus/gestational impaired glucose tolerance (GDM/GIGT) on their future metabolic and cardiovascular risks...
  18. pmc Social support and thriving health: a new approach to understanding the health of indigenous Canadians
    Chantelle A M Richmond
    Department of Geography, McGill University, 805 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal, Quebec H3A 2K6
    Am J Public Health 97:1827-33. 2007
    ..We examined the importance of social support in promoting thriving health among indigenous Canadians, a disadvantaged population...
  19. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for parental-reported oral health of Inuit preschoolers: Nunavut Inuit Child Health Survey, 2007-2008
    Angela Pacey
    Cine, Macdonald Campus, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Rural Remote Health 10:1368. 2010
    ..The main objectives of this study were to provide an estimate of the prevalence and correlates of parental-reported oral health among Inuit preschool-aged children in Nunavut...
  20. ncbi request reprint The reproductive health of daughters of pregestational diabetic women: Medical Birth Registry of Norway
    Grace M Egeland
    Locus of Registry Based Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Paediatr Perinat Epidemiol 16:290-6. 2002
    ..Our results indicate that pregestational diabetes remains a health care challenge in Norway and that further evaluation of the reproductive health of daughters of diabetic pregnancies is warranted...
  21. doi request reprint Decreased activity of desaturase 5 in association with obesity and insulin resistance aggravates declining long-chain n-3 fatty acid status in Cree undergoing dietary transition
    Yuan E Zhou
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, CINE Building, 21, 111 Lakeshore Road, Ste Anne de Bellevue, H9X 3V9 Montreal, Canada
    Br J Nutr 102:888-94. 2009
    ..Also, the study suggests that disease progression is an important consideration when evaluating correlates of Delta5 activity in observational studies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Inuit anthropometry and insulin resistance
    Guylaine Charbonneau-Roberts
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment CINE, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 66:129-34. 2007
    ....
  23. doi request reprint Comparison of diagnostic criteria of the metabolic syndrome in 3 ethnic groups of Canada
    Marie Ludivine Chateau-Degat
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, Canada H9X 3V9
    Metabolism 57:1526-32. 2008
    ..001). These 3 unique population-based samples suggest that abdominal obesity does not have a similar deleterious impact according to ethnicity, suggesting the need for an ethnic-based MetS definition...
  24. ncbi request reprint Body mass index may overestimate the prevalence of overweight and obesity among the Inuit
    Guylaine Charbonneau-Roberts
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition and Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment CINE, McGill University, Quebec, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 64:163-9. 2005
    ..Incorporating sitting height measurements into health research could help formulate Inuit-specific screening guidelines...
  25. ncbi request reprint Fish consumption, mercury exposure, and heart diseases
    Hing Man Chan
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, 21, 111 Lakeshore Rd, Ste Anne de Bellevue, QC, Canada H9X 3V9
    Nutr Rev 62:68-72. 2004
    ..Recent evidence suggests that high mercury content in fish may diminish the cardioprotective effect of fish intake. We explore the current knowledge of Hg toxicity on the heart and evaluate the epidemiologic evidence to date...
  26. doi request reprint Adequate nutrient intakes are associated with traditional food consumption in nunavut inuit children aged 3-5 years
    Louise Johnson-Down
    Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and Environment and School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Macdonald Campus, Ste Anne de Bellevue, Quebec, H9X 3V9 Canada
    J Nutr 140:1311-6. 2010
    ..Interventions should encourage TF, including plant-based TF; healthy market food choices, including fruit and vegetables; and milk or alternative sources of vitamin D and calcium and discourage unhealthy market food choices...
  27. doi request reprint Methodological consideration of story telling in qualitative research involving indigenous peoples
    Susan Bird
    Department of Agriculture and Environmental Science, School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, Centre for Indigenous Peoples Nutrition and the Environment CINE, Macdonald Campus of McGill University, Ste Annede Bellevue, QC, Canada
    Glob Health Promot 16:16-26. 2009
    ....
  28. doi request reprint The association of desaturase 9 and plasma fatty acid composition with insulin resistance-associated factors in female adolescents
    Yuan E Zhou
    School of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Metabolism 58:158-66. 2009
    ....
  29. ncbi request reprint Emerging obesity among preschool-aged Canadian Inuit children: results from the Nunavut Inuit Child Health Survey
    Tracey Galloway
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Int J Circumpolar Health 69:151-7. 2010
    ..The study goal was to evaluate the growth status of preschool-age Canadian Inuit children...
  30. ncbi request reprint A man's heart and a wife's education: a 12-year coronary heart disease mortality follow-up in Norwegian men
    Grace M Egeland
    National Health Screening Service, Research Department, PO Box 8155, 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Int J Epidemiol 31:799-805. 2002
    ..We examined whether wives' education was associated with men's risk of CHD after taking into account the men's own educational level...
  31. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of airway symptoms and total serum immunoglobulin E among hairdressers in Bergen: a four-year prospective study
    Bjørg Eli Hollund
    Section for Occupational Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    J Occup Environ Med 45:1201-6. 2003
    ..The improvement in symptoms might be explained by the reduced exposure resulting from the installation of local exhaust ventilation...
  32. ncbi request reprint Occupational exposure to hairdressing chemicals and immunoglobulin E synthesis
    Bjørg Eli Hollund
    Section for Occupational Medicine, University of Bergen, Norway
    Scand J Work Environ Health 28:264-9. 2002
    ..This study assessed the effect of exposure to hairdressing chemicals on total and allergen-specific serum immunoglobulin E (IgE) in hairdressers...